The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Mayfield Census
North of Mayfield including Tidebrook, Rushers Cross, Lake Street, Mouse Hall, Little Trodgers, Renhurst, Holy Trinity Orphanage and Colkins Mill Street
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

15Colkins Mill StJohn Hammond, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Hammond, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Ticehurst

15Colkins Mill StAlexander Wells, M, Head, married, age 26, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Mary Ann Wells, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Mayfield
    Alexander Henry Wells, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Sarah Louisa Wells, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield
    Harriet Florence Wells, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Mayfield

15Colkins Mill StThomas Colvin, M, Head, married, age 63, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Colvin, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Mayfield
    Fred Colvin, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Colvin, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar
    Jane Humphrey, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Mayfield; occupation Servant

15Colkins Mill StEmma Jane Christer, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Mayfield, occupation: farmer
    Edward William Christer, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Emma Jane Christer, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar

15Colkins Mill StJames Baker, M, Head, married, age 58, born Herstmonceux; occupation: farm labourer
    Charity Baker, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Wadhurst
    James Baker, M, Son, single, age 23; occupation: farm labourer
    George Baker, M, Son, single, age 17, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Tom Baker, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Baker, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Eli Baker, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar

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